Fast Drive Through… Loures part.1

Loures has jumped out in recent years as a national and international reference in terms of Street Art. We were there to check out the work of the manifold artists and document some of the walls.
(Part.2 HERE)

 

Kazy

Trafic

Eko

Skran

Acer

Luís Baldini

Werens

Kimo

Aleix Gordo Hostau

Amor

Sokar Uno

Marcamix

Ekyone

Fast Drive Through… Viseu !

Viseu. One of the cities in Portugal that most progressed in terms of the street art scene, in the latest years. We went there to see and photograph some of the work done in the streets of the city by various artists, not only but under the street art festivals that have been happening, namely “Tons da Primavera“. There is also a street art itinerary available for the lovers who don’t want to miss out on any piece or story behind it.  Check out some photos below!

Liliana Rodrigues

Marco Mendes

Draw

Eime

Gonçalo Mar

Aka Corleone

The Caver

 

Disclaimer: Not all the pieces in Viseu were photographed for this publication.

Upcoming: Solo Exhibition “Conto Interrompido” by Mario Belém

The Underdogs Gallery is announcing a new solo exhibition by Mario Belém, called ” Conto Interrompido” (literal translation: “Interrupted Tale”) taking place from the 30th November to the 23th of December 2017 and continuing from the 2nd to the 13th January 2018.  See more details about the exhibition below and clicking the links.

Details:

Date: From the 30 November to 23 December 2017 and 2 to 13 January 2018 (The gallery will be closed from 24 December to 1 January)
Location: Underdogs Gallery: Rua Fernando Palha, Armazém 56 – Lisbon, Portugal
Gallery opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday, from 2pm to 8pm
Cost of entry: Free admission

Opening reception with the artist: Thursday, 30 November 2017, 7pm – 10pm
You can RSVP via Facebook HERE.

Press Release:

Underdogs Gallery is pleased to present “Conto Interrompido”*, a solo exhibition of (confusing, complicated, contradictory, ambiguous) messages by Portuguese visual artist Mário Belém in Lisbon, Portugal.
We’re all supposed to speak more or less the same language yet sometimes we understand (bugger all) nothing of what the other person is saying. In his first solo exhibition at Underdogs, Mário Belém presents an ensemble of works that invite the viewer to reflect – in an amusing way, free of any (crap) pretentiousness – on one of the greatest paradoxes of the present reality: communication breakdowns in a world where information reigns supreme yet suffers from its own excess. Clearly playing with the confusion, the complications, the contradictions, and the ambiguity which we frequently come across in face of the visual and oral discourse – of both individuals and formal systems of communication – that surrounds us in our day-to-day, the artist showcases here an entirely new body of work composed of an array of visual narratives materialised in pieces of various dimensions that are somewhat halfway between painting and sculpture in wood, a medium which he has been favouring in his recent artistic practice.

*The title plays with the similarity between the Portuguese words “conto” (tale; story) and “coito” (coitus). “Interrompido”

(Source: Here)

More Information:

Mário Belém Facebook Page: Here

Underdogs Facebook Page: Here

Exhibition Facebook Event: Here

Press and sales enquiries: info@under-dogs.net

Recap: Bordalo II Solo Exhibition “Attero” in Lisbon

It is ON! The first solo exhibition by street artist Bordalo II “Attero”, opened doors in Lisbon, on the 4th of November 2017, and we were there to be amazed. This exhibition is produced by Mistaker Maker with the curatorship of Lara Seixo Rodrigues.

The artist is known for his ecologic awareness, making use of all sorts of trash to develop and build his pieces. In “Attero”, Bordalo II presents the work and environmental premise he has been developing through out the years.

Below, you can check out our snaps of the exhibition!

More information:

Bordalo II Website: Here

Bordalo II Facebook Page: Here

Exhibition Facebook Event: Here

Press + sales enquiries: info@mistakermaker.org

Recap: Wasted Rita ”As Happy As Sad Can Be” Solo Exhibition at the Underdogs Gallery

The Underdogs Platform is hosting, once again, a Solo Exhibition by the artist Wasted Rita. The opening took place on the 20th October and we were there to give our support. The exhibition will be available until the 18th of November 2017.

Check out the photos below.

 

Upcoming: Solo Exhibition “Crystalized 0.0” by SAMINA

Taking place at Apaixonarte, SAMINA is presenting a Solo Exhibition called “Crystalized 0.0”, with opening on the 31st of October 2016.
  

Details:

Date: From the 21st  ofOctober to the 28th of November 2017
Location: Apaixonarte – Rua Poiais de São Bento, 57, 1200 076 Lisboa
Gallery opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 12:00AM to 7:30PM
Cost of entry: Free admission

Opening reception with the artist: Sunday, 31st of October 2017, 6pm
You can RSVP via Facebook HERE.

 

Press Release:

“Apaixonarte is proud to present “Crystalized 0.0”, a solo exhibition by SAMINA. The oppening with the artist will take place, on 31 October, from 6 pm. The exhibition will run until 28 November.

SYNOPSIS:

Along the years, the work of SAMINA has been based on the concept of geometrical compositions. where the piece is intended to fill in its entirety the space where it is set.

Recently SAMINA has explored other ways of expressing his work. Not losing his essence, where he contraposes the inherent geometrical rules to the organic universe of painting the human portrait, in CRYSTALIZED 0.0 the artist explores a different type of composition. In this new stage, the artist experiments with crystalizing a set moment in time and space, a still picture of deep meaningful human expressions.

CRYSTALIZED 0.0 is an attempt at capturing those specific fractions of seconds in the imperceptible time and space of humanity, where the artist will show a few of his new projects depicting artwork based on this new way of looking within his own humanity, seeking those fleeting moments, allowing the viewers to take their time looking at those brief moments in time.

BIOGRAPHY:

SAMINA I was born in 1989 in Portugal, but now live between Portugal and Brazil. Since my youth I ´ve been in contact with different mediums of artistic expression, concentrating mostly on painting. When I was 14 I started my path in the world of street art and accompanied its progress in Portugal trying my own way, being inspired by what I witnessed on the streets.

It was during this time that I was exposed to stencil and started to explore within this medium, my projects growing bigger with my ambition. From 2007 and finishing in 2013 took a degree in Architecture and the things I learned in geometry and space proved to be very inspiring to my art.

Since then I´ve been looking for different and exciting ways to express my vision and to keep challenging the stencil techniques I employ into more intricate and exciting works of art, imposing the conflict between geometry and human natural form.

For the past few years I felt capable of producing work in a consistent form, my own vision solidified and my identity settled from my roots in Architecture, my interest in graphic Design and my years of being out in the streets of Lisbon trying new things and breaking the form with street art.

Since 2010 I´ve had the chance to collaborate with many other artists and from this many opportunities to do my work have risen in countries such as Spain, France, The Netherlands, Brazil, Turkey and India. “

(Source: here)

 

 

Upcoming & Open Call: Sticker International Solidary Combo

A call is open for all sticker and paste up artists to gather the biggest amount Stickers for a charity event happening the 9th and 10th of December 2017 in Porto (Portugal).

The project will take place in Becuh – Rua da Madeira 98 4000-330 Porto, Portugal . See more details below.

Event details:

Date: From the 1st to 10th December 2017
Location: Becuh – Rua da Madeira 98, 4000-330 Porto, Portugal
Gallery opening hours: 15:30 and 19:00
Cost of entry: Free admission
You can RSVP via Facebook HERE.

Press release information:

” The Sticker International Solidary Combo is an event dedicated to the Sticker culture, created by BECUH, STICKEM & Porto Walls Forever.

The project takes place between the 9th and 10th of December 2017 in Porto (Portugal) in Becuh, a space located at Rua da Madeira 98. It’s a charity exhibition, where artists from around the world connected to the Sticker and paste up culture will participate.

So, we propose A CALL TO STICKERS to gather the biggest amount of stickers and artists.
The exhibition will have two moments:
a) The display of 10 skateboards covered with stickers, which will be auctioned on-line and presentially at Becuh on the days of the exhibition, between 15:30 and 19:00;
b) The sale of packs with the stickers of random artists, at the inauguration.

All of the profits received through the auction and the sale of packs will be converted in material goods and foods, to be ofered to charity institutions and organizations that work with those in biggest difficulties in Porto.”

(SOURCE: HERE)

More information at:

Official Facebook Event: Here

Becuh Facebook Page: Here

Stickem Facebook Page: Here

 

Upcoming: Bordalo II Solo Exhibition “Attero” in Lisbon

Street Artist Bordalo II will open his first Solo Exhibition “Attero” in Lisbon, on the 4th of November 2017. This Exhibition is produced by Mistaker Maker with the curatorship of Lara Seixo Rodrigues.

The artist is known for his ecologic awareness, making use of all sorts of trash to develop and build his pieces. In “Attero”, Bordalo II will present the work and environmental premise he has been developing through the years.

During the exhibition days there will be guided visits with Bordalo II, workshops, talks with another artists and the projection of the documentary Bordalo II – A Life of Waste, with the presence of  the directors Trevor Whelan e Rua Meegan. Also, new pieces of the series “Big Trash Animals” will be executed live by the artist in different locations of Lisbon.

Details:

Date: From the 4th to the 26th of November 2017
Location: Beato – Rua de Xabregas 49, 1900-439 Lisboa 
Gallery opening hours: Wednesday – Sunday, 2pm – 8pm
Cost of entry: Free admission

Opening reception with the artist: Sunday, 4 November 2017, 4pm
You can RSVP via Facebook HERE.

 

More information:

Bordalo II Website: Here

Bordalo II Facebook Page: Here

Exhibition Facebook Event: Here

Press + sales enquiries: info@mistakermaker.org

Recap: Tamara Alves Solo Exhibition “It´s a Pleasure To Burn” at Art Room Lisbon

It opened on the 28th of September 2017 at the Art Room in Lisbon , Tamara Alves Solo Exhibition “It´s a Pleasure To Burn” has been a success since day 1. The exhibition should be opened to the public until the 10th of October but the date of closure was extended until Saturday the 14th due to the public’s adhesion.

This exhibition is inspired by Ray Bradbury, and his masterpiece Fahrenheit 451 “It was a pleasure to burn”.
” The series of images presented in this exhibition are poetic, rebellious, exuberant, intense and sensual just like fire.
Fire consumes us and destroys us, burns us and manages to transform our inner being into something charming, warm and enveloped in eroticism and passion. We are fire.” (Source: Here)

You can still check out Tamara’s work at the Art Room until Saturday, the 14th of October from 2Pm to 7PM or you can check out some snaps we took from the exhibition, on this post.

Upcoming: Wasted Rita ” As Happy As Sad Can Be” Solo Exhibition at the Underdogs Gallery

The Underdogs Platform is preparing, once again, a Solo Exhibition by Wasted Rita, taking place from the 20th October to the 18th of November 2017 at the Underdogs Gallery.

Event details:

Date: From the 20th October to the 18th of November 2017
Location: Underdogs Public Art Gallery – Rua Fernando Palha, Armazém 56
1950–132, Lisbon • Portugal
Gallery opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 2pm – 8pm
Cost of entry: Free admission

Opening reception with the artist: Friday, 20 October 2017, 7pm – 10pm
You can RSVP via Facebook HERE.

Press release information:

“Underdogs Gallery is proud to present “As Happy As Sad Can Be”, a solo exhibition by Portuguese visual artist Wasted Rita in Lisbon, Portugal. Constituting yet another instalment of the life-based narrative that Wasted Rita has been sharing with us in recent years, “As Happy As Sad Can Be” is about facing and embracing sadness in a fun way; about playing with fake happiness while being fundamentally sad. According to the artist, the metaphor that best illustrates this idea is the image of a dog happily wallowing in a pool of mud – where the artist is the dog, the mud is her negativity and the act of wallowing is her art.

About the artist:
Portuguese visual artist and illustrator Wasted Rita (1988) has been amassing a huge following since starting her blog “Rita Bored” back in 2011. The self-styled “natural born agent provocateur” likes to observe, reflect, write and draw, pouring forth little gems of mordant wisdom, reflecting an unconventional upbringing in a Catholic school to the sound of Black Flag. Her angst-ridden poetic invectives on contemporary life, popular culture, and human behaviour have been finding their way into magazines, books, exhibitions and art commissions in a growing number of countries around the world.
http://www.wastedrita.com

(Source: Here)

More information at:

Exhibition Facebook Event: Here

Wasted Rita Website: Here

Underdogs Gallery Website: Here

Underdogs Gallery Facebook Page: Here

Press and sales enquiries: info@under-dogs.net

Findings of 2017 in Parede, Portugal

Painted by: 2upla

This legal wall in Parede (Address: R. João de Barros 179, 2775-208 Parede) is a playground for writers and street artists like Chure, Bray, Mosaik, 2upla,  and more. If you are in Parede, and would like to see some good paintings, don’t forget to check out their work. Below you can see some pics.

Painted by: Mosaik

Painted by: Bray

Painted by: Mosaik

Painted by: Chure

Painted by: Bray

Painted by: Mosaik

Painted by: Mosaik

Painted by: Bray 

Painted by: Chure

Painted by: Slap

“One Less Brick in The Wall” On Fuel TV featuring Portuguese Street Art

On the 26th of September 2017 premiered “One Less Brick in the Wall”, the new exclusive FUEL TV content in partnership with Nescafé and GAU (Galeria de Arte Urbana).

This program is dedicated to Lisbon street art and gives us some knowledge about the work done on the streets and artists behind them. The focus is on the artists and and street art done on Muro Lx 2017 – Lisbon Street Art Festival.

On the first episode,  Kruella D’enferZësar BahamonteLS and brazilian Kobra are the presented artists. The 2nd episode with new content,  is going to air on Tuesday (3 October, 10PM) on Fuel TV.

Upcoming: “It´s a Pleasure To Burn” Tamara Alves New Exhibition at Art Room

The Art Room  is preparing a Solo Exhibition by Tamara Alves,  opening on 28th of September 2017 .

This exhibition is inspired by Ray Bradbury, when beginning his masterpiece, Fahrenheit 451 “It was a pleasure to burn”.
The series of images presented in this exhibition are poetic, rebellious, exuberant, intense and sensual just like fire.
Fire consumes us and destroys us, burns us and manages to transform our inner being into something charming, warm and enveloped in eroticism and passion. We are fire.  (Source: Here)

Details:

Date: 28th September 2017 – 14th October 2017
Location: Art Room
Pátio do Tejolo, 1, à D. Pedro V – Príncipe Real, 1350-301 Lisboa
Gallery opening hours: Tuesday to Wednesday from 2PM to 7PM and Thursday to Saturday from 2PM to 8PM
Cost of entry: Free admission

Opening Event: September 28, 2017, From 6PM to 9PM
You can RSVP via Facebook HERE.

More information at:

Exhibition Facebook Event: Here

Art Room Facebook Page: Here

Tamara Alves Facebook Page: Here

Press and sales enquiries: info@artroom.pt

Findings of 2017 in Carcavelos, Portugal

Painted by: Ram

If you are in Carcavelos don’t forget to check out the graffitis and street art done on the legal wall located near the Carcavelos high school (Address: Rua Escola Secundária de Carcavelos – Carcavelos, Lisboa).

Painted by: Mosaik

Painted by: Chure

Painted by: Bray

Painted by: Utopia

Painted by: Ram

Painted by: Slap

Painted by: Nomen